Nikon D60 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon D60 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Nikon D40X
D40X vs D60
Successor: Nikon D5000
D60 vs D5000
General
Model Number: D60
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $699.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-02-27
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 19.2 oz (544 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.7 x 2.5 in.
(126 x 94 x 64 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.2
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 372.88mm2 (23.60mm x 15.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.10 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
2896 x 1944 (5.6 MP, Other),
1936 x 1296 (2.5 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (.NEF)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F
Lens: Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T)
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 52.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Nikon Multi-CAM 530 3-Area Phase Detection, 1 cross-type, 2 line-type
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.8x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to 0.5 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: No
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 1600; Hi-1=3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 420 segment 3D color matrix metering II, color matrix metering II, center-weighted, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait
Self Timer: 2 to 20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Slow Sync, Rear-Curtain Sync.
Flash Guide Number: 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO hot shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.NEF)
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional ML-L3 wireless
Connections (extended):  
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.48
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 7
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.48
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): 100
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 0.51
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 3.00
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 100
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: ~ 0.26
Shutter Lag (manual focus): ~ <0.2
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: ~ 0.26
Shutter Lag with Flash: ~ 0.32
Shutter Lag (prefocus): ~ <0.2
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): ~ <0.2
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 0.50
Shutdown Time: 0.30
Play -> Record Time: 0.30
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 1.30
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 4,889
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL9
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL9 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 500
Software
Included Software: PictureProject
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Update to the D40x. Adds dust reduction, Active D-lighting, additional in-camera editing, stop-motion movie mode, eye sensor for turning the 2.5-inch LCD monitor off, customizable LCD monitor user interface (user wallpapers and color settings). Bundled with new AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR kit lens.

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